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Sr. Software Engineer - Cybersecurity in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal is looking for a Senior Software Engineer. As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for hands-on coding for backend applications and Restful APIs designed and built keeping availability, scalability and time to market in mind. You have in-depth knowledge of the application development process to meet project requirements. This assignment will require you to design, implement and test solutions that meet the objectives for the project within the timeline given. You have the ability to create application interfaces using continuous integration and continuous deployment platforms to deliver fast, reliable, and scalable code. You have solid programming experience with Java, Kafka and Rest API’s in order to deliver your solutions. This role requires that you develop through all phases of the development lifecycle, including writing automated unit and functional tests. You will need to solve problems quickly and deliver elegant technical solutions for them. You will mentor team members, both full-time and contingent, to share knowledge and increase the competency of the team.


  • Deliver high-quality API solutions

  • Independently research and design integration solutions by documenting individual modules and/or components to explain their function, responsibility, and execution per business requirements.

  • Work with various stakeholders across the organization to help with the project and release planning efforts for your projects.

  • Deliver high quality, well-written code that is quickly understood and easily supported and maintained by others.

  • Independently execute and deliver new or extend integration frameworks to implement features that are of medium to high complexity.

  • Implement automated test cases to support code and project requirements for use with our 

  • Use Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, to deliver features to production.

  • Actively communicate and collaborate with team members clearly and precisely, verbally and written within the Lean-Agile IT framework to meet sprint planning objectives.

  • Nurture highly effective relationships with internal business partners such as product management, technical teams, systems operations, and service and support.

  • You present and communicate complex ideas and features to a broad audience.

Required Skills 

  • 5 years minimum experience programming with Java, Spring and related technologies

  • 5 years experience developing robust, scalable and performant solutions

  • Experience developing in an Agile software development environment (Scrum)

  • Authority in Java server-side development, threaded applications and the development of Rest API’s.

  • Authority in writing Unit Test cases, Functional test cases and meeting Non Functional requirements like application security, availability and performance

  • Strong debugging skills

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent.

Nice to have:

  • Splunk dashboarding

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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